Date: Saturday July 22 , 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Category: Adult Field Courses
Cost: $40 general/$20 Bridge Club

Hosted by Michael Hardy, 2010 N.C. Historian of the Year, this 6-hour program will showcase the unique history of Grandfather Mountain.

This course will include both time indoors and exploration outdoors. Participants will discover the sites that showcase the work of men and women of long ago. This adult field course is limited to 12 participants and costs $40 for general registration or $20 for Bridge Club members.


Adult Field Courses

Examine specific aspects of the park ecosystem through just the right combination of fun field excursions and classroom presentations. Our course leaders are experts in their fields and include professors, naturalists, scientists and acclaimed photographers, writers, historians and artists. Most courses run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and lunch will be eaten in the field. Please bring your own lunch. To register, and for more information, email

Each adult field course counts as six hours toward the N.C. Environmental Educator Certification Criteria II, with the exception of “Salamanders of Grandfather,” which counts as seven.

Location: Grandfather Mountain
Address: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646